MY HUSBAND is the gardener in our family, and I love to create new recipes with the produce. This dish is the result of one of my efforts during an especially bountiful zucchini harvest. —Nettie Gornick
My daughter-in-law created this recipe and shared it with me. I was delighted, since my husband and I were cutting down on fried foods and that's the way I had always liked squash casseroles. The recipe is versatile...it can easily be enlarged to serve for a family dinner. —Sue Joyce, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
For a speedy, health-conscious side dish or snack, Patricia Fredericks of Oak Creek, Wisconsin offers these fun wedges. “They're just as tasty as the deep-fried version, but with less mess,” says Patricia.
Homemade stuffing in 15 minutes? You bet! Thanks to your microwave oven and this easy recipe from Evelyn Clark in Baraboo, Wisconsin. It's lower in sodium than packaged mixes…with great flavor you can tailor to your own taste.
"This delicious recipe will turn anyone into an asparagus lover," promises Sarah Porter of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. "My husband used to turn up his nose at asparagus. Now he asks me to make this dish! It's perfect with pork or poultry."
For a festive presentation, Tressa Surdick slices into the tops of baking potatoes to "fan" them, then seasons them with herbs and butter. "Guests rave about these potatoes," she writes from Bethel Park, Pennsylvania.